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3.97 <br />• street,.said that he is not in favor of the project and that some of his immediate neighbors <br />are not either,.and that he would hope that their concerns would be considered. He suggested <br />the possibility of installing two more tennis courts in Seaview Park. There was discussion on <br />landscaping and screening, especially for abutting property owners; and also with regard to <br />various project costs. The City Engineer said that the matter of landscaping of the water tank <br />site comes before the Amenities Design Board tomorrow evening. Councilman Gould said that he <br />would support the tennis court project for the good of the children, but, -would go on'record;that <br />they not be lighted and that the landscaping provide good buffering. He noted that the plans <br />he had seen provided*parking*for four cars, and he felt that bike racks should be added. Further <br />discussion on parking and landscaping followed. City Engineer, Leif Larson, said that there <br />would have to be landscaping whether the courts go in or not, but that if the tennis courts are <br />MOTION: not put in for some time there would have to be some covering put down. COUNCILMAN GOULD MOVED <br />THAT THE INTENT OF THE.000NCIL.IS TO TAKE ACTIONS THROUGH OUR STAFF THAT WE WILL EVENTUALLY <br />PROVIDE FOR TENNIS COURTS ON THE SEAVIEW WATER TANK; AND THAT THE ACTIONS OF THE AMENITIES DESIGN <br />AND THE STAFF GO FORWARD IN SUCH A MANNER AS TO BE COMPATIBLE WITH INSTALLATION OF TENNIS COURTS. <br />COUNCILMAN ANDERSON SECONDED THE MOTION, WHICH WAS CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. A gentleman in the <br />audience said that the residents would like to'participate in the planning for this project. <br />The Mayor asked that any persons interested in participating leave their names with Mr. Garretson. <br />There was a brief discussion on a strip of land approximately 2-1/2' x 50' owned by Mr. Sinclair. <br />HEARING ON PLANNING COMMISSIOP4 RESOLUTION #494, TO REMOVE EXCAVATIONS AND LANDFILLS FROM TABLE OF <br />USES..REQUIRING CONDITIONAL USE PERMITS. <br />Mayor Harrison said that he had received a request form the -Planning Department that this item <br />be postponed to the March 23rd meeting. COUNCILMAN NORDQUIST MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN <br />ANDERSON THAT THIS ITEM BE PLACED ON THE EXTENDED AGENDA FOR MARCH 23RD. MOTION CARRIED. <br />PROPOSED REVISION IN NUISANCE.ORDINANCE RE/CATERPILLARS <br />• During discussion .of the proposed ordinance, Councilman Herb expressed concern about the wording. <br />Councilman Gould did not feel caterpillars should be memtioned in the ordinance as he believes it <br />would be unenforcible. He also felt the fine would be hard to live with. Councilman Nordquist <br />suggested looking at ordinances from other areas such as Massachusetts, Colorado; etc. COUNCIL- <br />MAN CARNS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN HERB TO CONTINUE DISCUSSION ON THIS MATTER TO MARCH 30TH. <br />There appeared to be a consensus that other ordinances would be looked at along with the penalty <br />section. When asked, the council indicated that they wanted.a re -draft.. ON CALL FOR THE QUESTION, <br />THE MOTION CARRIED. <br />1 <br />D <br />• <br />SET DATE FOR THE SALE OF 10TH & MAPLE PROPERTY <br />MOTION: COUNCILMAN NORDQUIST MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN.ANDERSON THAT APRIL IST BE SET AS THE BID DATE <br />FOR THE SALE OF THE 10TH & MAPLE PROPERTY. MOTION CARRIED. <br />IRENE VARNEY MORAN, Ctly Clerk <br />March 9, 1976 <br />ROLL CALL <br />H. H. HARRISON, Mayor <br />The work meeting of the Edmonds City Council was called to order at 7:30 P.M. by Mayor Harve <br />Harrison in the Council Chambers at the Edmonds Civic Center. All council members were.present, <br />with Councilman Nordquist arriving at 9 P.M. after giving advance notice. <br />APPROVAL OF MINUTES <br />The minutes of the meeting of March 2nd had been posted, mailed and distributed. As there were <br />no omsssions, additions, nor corrections, the minutes were approved as written. <br />COUNCIL PARTICIPATION <br />Councilman Carns said that last Thursday at the HUD Block Grant Meeting the Housing Board approv- <br />ed for Edmonds the sum of $156,000 for the South County Senior Citizens Center. <br />Councilman Gould asked what happened to the bill before the Legislature which would allow munici- <br />palities to obtain monies.for parking facilities. The Mayor said that this'bi11 did pass, and that <br />the City is setting up a meeting with the Toll Bridge Authority. <br />Councilman Gould said that he had received a copy.of H.B. 971 from Gary Nelson which deals with <br />a leaseholder's tax which can be administered by a municipality. He asked that the staff read <br />and interpret this bill and report on it at a subsequent meeting. This was .placed on the ex- <br />tended agenda fo-r March 23rd. <br />Councilman Gellert asked when the amended Business License Ordinance would come before council. <br />Deputy City, Eleanor Quealey, advised that this is,scheduled for March 16th. <br />Councilman Anderson memtioned a memo received from Chief Foster regarding the Blood Bank Project. <br />He said that he and Chief Foster are on the Steering Committee and they would like to encourage <br />the city staff eto participate in this prognam. COUNCILMAN ANDERSON MOVED TO PLACE THIS ITEM ON <br />THE AGENDA FOR MARCH 231M. COUNCILMAN GELLERT SECONED AND THE MOTION WAS CARRIED. <br />Councilman Gould said that the council had receiveda memo from Leif Larson via Ron Whaley ask- <br />ing for the approval of the A & E for the Senior Centerremodeling. COUNCILMAN GELLERT MOVED, <br />SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN CARNS THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SIGN THE ARCHITECTURAL AND <br />